Help your body produce immune cells with proflavanol c100

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Your immune system is an incredibly complex protective mechanism designed to shield your body. And when your shield is weakened, your body is at risk. Exposure to potentially harmful microorganisms, along with stress or even intense exercise, can temporarily tax your immune system. Grape-seed extract works with vitamin C to support two vital aspects of your natural immunity: Grape-seed bioflavonoids can help support your cells’ ability to communicate with each other for healthy immune responses.* Vitamin C plays a role in the normal production and function of white blood cells and antibodies. You need to keep those abundant if you want a strong immune system.*
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The collagen connection: heart, skin, and more

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Another key part of cardiovascular health is supporting the strength of your heart muscle and blood vessels. Both require collagen for structure and support. This means both require adequate amounts of vitamin C. (You also need other nutrients, like calcium and coenzyme Q10.) Because human bodies are incapable of manufacturing vitamin C, you must rely on your diet to satisfy daily requirements.* Your body uses vitamin C to break down and use proteins. This includes helping to make many different types of collagen. These structural proteins are abundant throughout your body. Because they are needed to form healthy tissue.* Here are a few of the most common types of collagen and where you’ll find them: Type I: Fibers found in connective tissues of bone, teeth, tendons, and ligaments. Type II: Found in cartilage. Type III:…
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Get unbeatable cardiovascular support with proflavanol c100

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If helping your cardiovascular system stay healthy is important to you, Proflavanol C100 should be at the heart of your supplement regimen. Most people don’t meet the standards for a healthy heart set by American Heart Association.* Your cardiovascular system, also called your circulatory system, consists of your heart, lungs, and blood vessels—which include arteries, capillaries, and veins. This system is responsible for moving oxygen, nutrients, waste products, and other compounds through your body in your blood. Your heart is the muscular pump. The vessels are the “superhighway” through which your blood circulates. Keeping this system flowing smoothly means maintaining the health of your blood vessels. Proflavanol C100 helps support vascular function. This will aid your efforts to maintain normal, healthy blood pressure levels—provided they are healthy to begin with.* The cardiovascular advantages of Proflavanol C100 come from the…
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Free radicals fear Proflavanol C100

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Many benefits of Proflavanol C100 stem from its incredible power as an antioxidant, thanks to its two main ingredients:* OPCs from grape seeds have antioxidant activity that rivals, or even surpasses, vitamin C and E. Plus, grape-seed extract can support cell signaling associated with your body’s natural ability to generate antioxidants for even greater defense.* Vitamin C has long been considered the “master antioxidant.” It actively neutralizes free radicals and helps regenerate other antioxidants, such as vitamin E.* So, what’s the big deal about antioxidants, anyway? Your body is naturally equipped to respond to the formation of free radicals generated through the activity of living. Everything from breathing to metabolizing your food can generate free radicals in your body. Free radicals are highly reactive molecules that have an unpaired electron (an odd…
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Extracting the difference of usana proflavanol c100

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Before hitting the health benefits, let’s look a little closer at the two active ingredients in Proflavanol C100. First, grape seed. Bioflavonoids (also called flavonoids) are a diverse family of phytonutrients (nutrients from plants). They are responsible for the vibrant colors in fruits and vegetables. The flavonoids extracted from blue or purple berries and grape seeds are called proanthocyanidins. They are also referred to as “OPCs” for oligomeric procyanidins or “PCOs” for procyanidolic oligomers. OPCs are known to have limited absorption through the gut. That’s due to their high molecular weight and variable chemical structure. The bioavailability of the grape-seed extract (Vitis vinifera L.) in Proflavanol C100 has been enhanced in two ways: Using concentrated, smaller OPC molecules, which can be absorbed better than larger molecules found in many other extracts Delivering a consistent, uniquely balanced chemical…
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Protect and Strengthen Your Eyes with Visionex

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Here at USANA, you could say we have an eagle eye for good health and we always want to share some eye-opening information. There are hundreds of sayings about our eyes: beauty is in the eye of the beholder, keeping one’s eye on the ball and without batting an eye. A cross-country flight is called a red-eye and having roving eyes can get you divorced. Yet, even with all of these idioms, it’s common for us to overlook proper eye care. When we think of good health, too often we just focus on the inside. For obvious reasons, we focus on our cardiovascular and digestive health, but we rarely discuss how to keep our eyes healthy. This is why USANA’s Visionex® is essential for keeping your eyes fit and focused. Visionex works…
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Which Nutrients Best Support Healthy Vision?

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Vitamin C Vitamin C is an antioxidant found in fruits and vegetables. It supports healthy capillaries, gums, teeth, and cartilage. Vitamin C can be found in virtually every cell in the body, and its concentration is significantly higher in the retina than in the blood. Since the human body does not make vitamin C, it must be consumed as part of the diet. Zinc Zinc is a trace mineral that is found in high concentrations in the eye. It plays a critical role in transporting vitamin A to the retina. Zinc deficiency has been linked to poor night vision and cloudy cataracts.  Zinc appears to provide an additive effect of antioxidant protection and helping to promote good visual acuity. Lutein & Zeaxanthin Lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids that are selectively transported across the BBB and deposited…
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Why the Eyes Are Especially Prone to Damage and How to Protect Them ?

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The eye, especially the retina and even more so the macula, is particularly prone to photo- and oxidative-damage. This damage can occur from natural sunlight, artificial light from light bulbs or computer screens, exposure to environmental factors, and oxidants produced as a result of the high metabolic rate of the eye. Over time these insults add up and there is a general decline in visual acuity as we age. Of particular concern are the environmental factors that come in contact with the eye and the damaging rays that enter the eye.  Just like high-intensity light (UV radiation) from the sun can burn and damage our skin, these same rays can also damage structures of the eye. If you think about it, it is an interesting dilemma the eye has to…
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Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye and How We See

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he human eye detects radiation (or light) in a specific part of the spectrum we refer to as visible light. The normal human eye is capable of detecting an almost countless variety of colors within this spectrum. Our eyes can form images of objects either directly in front of us or as far as many miles away. Our eyes are so sensitive they can respond to a single photon of light. They can do this because of the high concentration of sensory receptors found in the eye. In fact, our eyes contain over 70% of all sensory receptors in the body. But the eye is only collecting and focusing light. It takes our brain to actually translate the messages the eye is perceiving to be able to “see” the world…
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The Central Nervous System and Blood Brain Barrier

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The central nervous system (CNS) consists of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and other structures that coordinate and influence the activity of all parts of our body. Our eyes are considered part of the CNS because many parts of the eye actually begin as brain tissue during early embryonic development. Additionally, it takes many nerves and our brain to be able to perceive the light our eyes are taking in as physical objects. The fact that the eyes are part of the CNS is important because all structures of the CNS are protected by something known as the blood-brain-barrier or BBB. The BBB consists of a highly selective, semi-permeable membrane that separates the circulating blood from the fluids and structures of the CNS. The BBB is formed by especially…
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